Start your first IT job today. Change your life forever.

Become an in-demand .NET developer. Gain real-world knowledge and practical experience. Faster.

Sounds challenging, but it’s doable. Join the ranks of another 4800+ Telerik Academy ninjas.
But don’t just take our word for it - let the successes of our alumni speak.


  • Who is this for?

    You only have little or no programming knowledge? Nothing to worry about. We’ll equip you with the skills you need to succeed. We only ask of you to be 18 years of age or older and have the motivation and stamina to launch your career in software development.

  • How can I apply?

    Regardless of what program you’re applying to, you can take our entry exam using a language of your choice - C++; C#; Java 8, Java 9, Java 10; JavaScript; Kotlin; PHP 7+; Python 2, Python 3; Swift

  • How you can prepare for the exam

    Ace the entrance exam by reviewing our extensive online preparation materials.

    Take part in our online practice exams to test and polish your skills in Programming Fundamentals:


  • May 9 - Jun 5
    Submit CV and application form
  • May 9 - Jun 1
    Take online mock exams (optional)
  • May 17
    Attend onsite event
  • Up to June 8
    Take online cognitive test
  • June 6 - 8
    Take onsite entrance exam
  • July 2
    Program starts


Immersive Program

In 440+ hours we’ll guide you on your journey to becoming a .NET Master Junior developer. On your way you’ll pass through courses in Advanced C#, Object-Oriented Programming, ASP.NET MVC, Design Patterns, Data Structures and Algorithms and a lot more.

Want to learn more, see our detailed curriculum.

The Path to Success with .NET

  • C# is among the most popular programming languages in the world
  • .NET developers are widely sought after in Bulgaria
  • .NET is leveraged for web, desktop and even mobile app development, making your skillset applicable across a variety of roles on the market
  • The .NET framework is developed and backed by industry leader Microsoft

Program Details

  • Prerequisite

    Basic programming knowledge (language of your choice) and good English language skills. No previous experience in the IT industry required.

  • Schedule

    Lectures are held Monday – Friday at Telerik Academy in Sofia. To recharge your batteries, you’ll have 2 weeks of vacation.

  • Commitment

    100% onsite participation. Expect an average of 20+ hours per week and additional time for self-preparation.

  • Language of Instruction

    Courses are conducted in Bulgarian, but all learning materials are in English.

  • Duration

    To get the most out of the program and then jumpstart a rewarding career, you’ll need to focus on your studies for 6 months. It will be difficult to impossible to maintain a full-time job while attending Telerik Academy Alpha.

Tuition Model

Start a job within our partner network

Your education is free!
The Partner will pay for it.

Free Tuition

Start a job at any
non-partner company

Pay for your education after you start a job. Financing provided by a bank partner.

Tuition BGN 4,000 (BGN 178 for 24 months)

In short:

  • If you are employed by a partner, your tuition is waived
  • Payment of tuition fee doesn’t start until 6 months after graduation (grace period)
  • Deferred payment over 12-24 months’ period
  • Automatic credit approval with a bank, partner of Telerik Academy
  • Zero risk: Money-back guarantee. Drop-out with no consequences up to 2 months of program start